On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1941

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Recording

Duke Ellington first records "Take the A Train"

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Savage, Welsh hockey player, born in St Asaph, Wales
  • Brian Holland, American pianist, songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland - "Heat Wave"; "Where Did Our Love Go"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Florinda Bolkan [Bulcão], Brazilian model and actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word), born in Uruburetama, Brazil
1941 Highlights

About February 15, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius